SJR.A Stock Overview
Shaw Communications Inc. operates as a connectivity company in North America.
Shaw Communications Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$35.40|
|52 Week High||CA$39.50|
|52 Week Low||CA$33.06|
|1 Month Change||-9.23%|
|3 Month Change||-5.90%|
|1 Year Change||-1.80%|
|3 Year Change||26.61%|
|5 Year Change||8.92%|
|Change since IPO||2,417.33%|
Recent News & Updates
|SJR.A||CA Media||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: SJR.A exceeded the Canadian Media industry which returned -10.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SJR.A underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.
|SJR.A Average Weekly Movement||7.4%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||5.1%|
|Market Average Movement||9.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||16.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: SJR.A is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SJR.A's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Shaw Communications Inc. operates as a connectivity company in North America. The company operates through Wireline and Wireless segments. The company’s Wireline segment provides cable telecommunications services, including video, Internet, WiFi, phone, satellite video, and data networking through a national fibre-optic backbone network to Canadian consumers, North American businesses, and public-sector entities.
Shaw Communications Fundamentals Summary
|SJR.A fundamental statistics|
Is SJR.A overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SJR.A income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$2.96b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.99|
|Net Profit Margin||18.10%|
How did SJR.A perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.4%Current Dividend Yield
Does SJR.A pay a reliable dividends?See SJR.A dividend history and benchmarks
|Shaw Communications dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jun 14 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jun 28 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||28 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||42 days|
Does SJR.A pay a reliable dividends?See SJR.A dividend history and benchmarks
Is Shaw Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SJR.A (CA$35.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$48.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SJR.A is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SJR.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the Canadian Media industry average (10.9x).
PE vs Market: SJR.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the Canadian market (11.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SJR.A's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SJR.A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the CA Media industry average (1.4x).
How is Shaw Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SJR.A's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SJR.A's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SJR.A's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SJR.A's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SJR.A's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SJR.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.8%).
How has Shaw Communications performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SJR.A has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SJR.A's current net profit margins (18.1%) are higher than last year (13.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SJR.A's earnings have grown significantly by 22.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SJR.A's earnings growth over the past year (36.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (22.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SJR.A earnings growth over the past year (36.3%) exceeded the Media industry 2.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SJR.A's Return on Equity (16.2%) is considered low.
How is Shaw Communications's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SJR.A's short term assets (CA$1.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: SJR.A's short term assets (CA$1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$8.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SJR.A's net debt to equity ratio (71.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SJR.A's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 102.4% to 76.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SJR.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.1%).
Interest Coverage: SJR.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.7x coverage).
What is Shaw Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SJR.A's dividend (3.4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.9%).
High Dividend: SJR.A's dividend (3.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.01%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SJR.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SJR.A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (59.4%), SJR.A's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (60.7%), SJR.A's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brad Shaw (57 yo)
Mr. Bradley S. Shaw, also known as Brad, serves as Executive Chairman at Shaw Communications Inc. since March 23, 2020, and has been its Chief Executive Officer since November 17, 2010. Mr. Shaw served as...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brad's total compensation ($USD9.25M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD7.24M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brad's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: SJR.A's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SJR.A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Shaw Communications Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Shaw Communications Inc.
- Ticker: SJR.A
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 1966
- Industry: Cable and Satellite
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: CA$17.320b
- Shares outstanding: 499.23m
- Website: https://www.shaw.ca
Number of Employees
- Shaw Communications Inc.
- 630–3rd Avenue SW
- Suite 900
- T2P 4L4
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/16 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/16 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.